Conferences

Think Change Conferences

THINK+change conferences are organized by The Arc of Aurora and are created to be learning opportunities for all. Anyone is able to attend our conferences and prices vary. Once a new conference is announced we will have a register now link on our site to sign up.

If you would like to sponsor a conference or have any questions regarding our conferences please fill out our contact form and we will get back to you at soon as possible.
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If you have an immediate question you need answers to please give us a call at 720-213-1420

To see a calendar of our trainings and conferences please visit the Events page.
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Past Conferences in 2017

Transforming the Special Education Pipeline to Prison Conference, June 2017


Did you know that 85% of youth in juvenile detention facilities have special education qualifying disabilities? The “School to Prison Pipeline” refers to policies and practices that push children out of classrooms and into the juvenile criminal justice system. Transforming the Special Education Pipeline to Prison Conference examined the roles of behavior management, personal safety and implicit bias, trauma-informed care, positive behavior support, and restorative practices in impacting the pipeline to prison.

Finding Health 2017, September 2017


For some people, medical cannabis has successfully treated, at a minimum, epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder, spasticity, PTSD and pain. The Finding Health Conference provided information attendees needed to evaluate health treatment options. Finding Health 2017 provided an introduction to the terminology of medical cannabis, patient and medical provider experiences, as well as quality standards and legal considerations essential to discovering health care options.

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